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Ledge Point

Code SSC50433 (SSC)
People 207
Male 104
Female 103
Median age 49
Families 58
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 391
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $650
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,700
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 207 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 104 50.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 103 49.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 207 people in Ledge Point (State Suburbs) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8 3.9 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 19 9.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 6 2.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3 1.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3 1.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 6 2.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10 4.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 7.3 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 19 9.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 9 4.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 9 4.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 19 9.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 22 10.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 21 10.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 9.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 5.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 3.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ledge Point (State Suburbs) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 99 57.9 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 10 5.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 23 13.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6 3.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 33 19.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ledge Point (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.9% were married and 18.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ledge Point (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 80 62.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 18 14.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 31 24.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 63 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ledge Point (State Suburbs) was 63 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 12.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 13 27.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 6.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 18.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 17 35.4 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 48 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs) 23.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.5% were in primary school, 6.1% in secondary school and 18.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 151 73.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 40 22.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10 5.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 17 9.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 115 63.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), 63.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 37 49.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 27 36.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 8 10.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 4.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 75 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 75 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ledge Point (State Suburbs). Of these 49.3% were employed full time, 36.0% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 19 26.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3 4.2 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 5 6.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3 4.2 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 35 48.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ledge Point (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 57 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ledge Point (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 57 years.

Occupation Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 355 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 833 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 650 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ledge Point (State Suburbs) was $355.

Travel to work, top responses Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 123 72.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 36 21.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 21 12.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 43 25.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.2% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 26 15.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 43 25.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 22 12.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 34 19.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ledge Point (State Suburbs), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 19.9% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 37 62.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 16 27.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 10.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ledge Point (State Suburbs), 27.1% were couple families with children, 62.7% were couple families without children and 10.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7 13.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 7.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 4 7.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 9.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 11.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 17 32.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 4 7.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 11.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.2% had both partners employed full-time, 7.5% had both employed part-time and 7.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 75 19.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 303 80.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), 19.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 80.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 67 89.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 4.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 6.7 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ledge Point (State Suburbs), 89.3% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 6.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 5.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 6 8.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 31 41.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 34 45.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.3% had 1 bedroom, 8.0% had 2 bedrooms and 41.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 37 48.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 18 23.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 21 27.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ledge Point (State Suburbs), 48.7% were owned outright, 23.7% were owned with a mortgage and 27.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 59 76.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 18 23.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.6% were family households, 23.4% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 50.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), 50.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.3% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 8.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,700 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 10.2 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
None 5 6.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 18 24.0 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 29 38.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 23 30.7 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), 24.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 44 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ledge Point (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 44 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Ledge Point % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ledge Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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